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9 December 2016

Botswana: Communities say they may take BCL to court over alleged environmental pollution and destruction of livelihoods

Author: Rearabilwe Ramaphane, Weekend Post (Botswana)

"Residents may sue Gov’t for BCL smoke", 5 Dec...

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24 November 2016

Botswana: BCL miners and workers union say they are "shocked" by lack of money to pay terminal benefits

Author: The Patriot (Botswana)

"Botswana: BCL - Workers' "Final Assault", 6 Nov 2016...

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24 June 2016

Botswana: 1 mine worker injured at BCL; union calls for govt. to look into miners safety and welfare

Author: SABC News (South Africa)

"Strong calls for Botswana to look into miners' welfare", 23 June 2016...

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12 June 2016

Botswana: Four mineworkers killed in an accident at BCL, workers union and community members urge management to take health and safety seriously

Four mineworkers were killed and six others critically injured in an accident at Botswana's state-owned BCL copper mine. The minister of Minerals and Energy as well as the mine management confirmed the accident. Members of the community, as well as...

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21 July 2015

Botswana: 3 BCL employees die in mine accident

Author: Daily News (Botswana)

'Seach party discovers bodies', 21 Jul 2015: The bodies of three BCL employees who died after a ground fall at Selebi shaft…have all been recovered…According to…[the] BCL public relations office…an official report was made regarding the fall of ground...

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1 August 2007

UNCTAD 2007 World Investment Report focuses on extractive firms' impacts on development

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1 August 2007

[PDF] full report: "World Investment Report - Transnational Corporations, Extractive Industries and Development"

Author: UN Conference on Trade & Development (UNCTAD)

The World Investment Report 2007 focuses on the role of transnational corporations in extractive industries... Transnational corporations can bring in the finance and management skills [poor] economies need... But as we know, the extraction of natural...

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25 September 2006

Mogae commends BCL [Botswana]

Author: Botswana Press Agency

BCL mine...has earned...the Botswana Business Coalition on AIDS [BBCA] Red Ribbon award, which is given to businesses which excel in the fight against HIV/AIDS...Giving a key note address during the BCL Red Ribbon Awards celebration...[President]...

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22 September 2006

Botswana: BCL mine receives Red Ribbon Award for AIDS work from Botswana Business Coalition on AIDS

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22 September 2006

Mogae to attend BCL Red Ribbon award ceremony [Botswana]

Author: Botswana Press Agency

BCL mine was awarded the Botswana Business Coalition Award (BBCA) 2006 for its outstanding HIV/AIDS programme...[T]he award recognised excellence in the provision of HIV/AIDS services and the availability of robust non-discriminatory company policies....

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